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Which I gather I access on this PC by pressing , has info on the hard drive - it's a Maxtor 4K040H2- (PM).The Removable Devices are Legacy Floppy Drives.That is pretty by R. Stay logged in Sign up now! It's always at about the 14 minutes remaining mark. Bonuses

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I just wish I could verify with more then a 60% certainty. Logged http://boincstats.com/en/stats/134/team/detail/3073/chartshttp://boincstats.com/en/stats/-1/team/detail/181349403/charts Print Pages: [1] Go Up « previous next » Computer Hope » Microsoft » Microsoft Windows » Windows 3.x/9x/ME » Windows 98 setup hangs during plug and play hardware Turns out RAM is over rated. If I had liberty to do so, I'd reload this particular PC, and it looks like their RAM may have issues, which is very likely the freezing of course.

  • Sylvander03-13-2005, 05:39 AMOne of the things that causes "setup.exe" to hang is when it's trying to set up for use, the various items of hardware.
  • The screen shows 100% of the "Preparing to run Win 98 Setup" but then freezes.
  • Just need to see if there is a prog to monitor the system and tell me what is going on when it freezes.
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  • Wecome screen displayed for Windows Setup Wizard [click "Next"]. 4.
  • I don't know how to answer your questions.I do not know how to check the RAM in this machine.

If I HAD Windows NT discs I would have already tried that. I much prefer Windows ME for my critical applications and data security Yes there is a lot of troubleshooting steps I can take, but unfortunetly, I don't have liberty to do Facebook Twitter Google+ YouTube LinkedIn Tumblr Pinterest Newsletters RSS Articles & News Forum Graphics & Displays CPU Components Motherboards Games Storage Overclocking Tutorials All categories Chart For IT Pros Get Any changes to settings in the bios...?

Thread Tools Show Printable Version Display Linear Mode Switch to Hybrid Mode Switch to Threaded Mode January 18th, 2005,22:01 PM #1 Island_Boy_77 View Profile View Forum Posts Visit Homepage Bronze Member When I boot off the floppy, I can choose to boot with or without CD-ROM support, which of course can get me access to that CD-ROM drive, but that seems to Powered by vBulletin Version 4.2.3 Copyright © 2016 vBulletin Solutions, Inc. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/310-48-help-windows-freezes-install-screen Betcha feel GOOD. -Rhi #8 Rhi, Apr 19, 2002 (You must log in or sign up to post here.) Show Ignored Content Loading...

Jul 26, 2006 Computer freezing up, looping sound, while playing any game (Win8 x64) Jun 2, 2013 Freezing, restarting on XP (SP3), any help? Just wondering, was the system stable before replacing the CPU? This was the problem that I had. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 22, 2012 3:44 AM PDT In reply to: As time passes http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=63afwQiC--0 Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - Device PnP Errors-Suggestiosn to Fix.

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any ideas? http://www.computerhope.com/forum/index.php?topic=119416.0 Or xxx driver messed up. Computer Hang Problem Solution Cut down all the umpteen font files you dont use, but which gobble up memory in win98. jimboy Guest Windows 98 setup hangs during plug and play hardware detection « on: May 14, 2011, 04:12:22 PM » During install of legit copy of windows 98 on a Dell

Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - Try the setup with one memory stick. check my blog Software drivers for you computer hardware ( modem, sound card, or video card) become corrupted. My XP machine does not have CD burn capabilities, and while I could conceivably download a new OS onto a flash drive, this old W98 will not recognize a flash drive They don't need to be in permanent storage after all [or do they?] But the Windows installation is a different kettle of fish.

This puzzles me. Hope this helps someone...... There's a progress bar, and when it reaches 100% it hangs. this content Computer Help Feb 18, 2001 win98 hangs Computer Help Feb 3, 2001 Win98 hangs up on install Computer Help Jan 5, 2001 WIN98 bootup hang Computer Help Dec 19, 2000 Your

Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. Thanks for the tips! The solution at this point is to re-enable the 1.44mb floppy option in the BIOS which will result in Win98 booting up and asking for the Win98 CD to install the

It was upgraded to W2K, and since I have no W2K discs, I went back to W98.

It now hangs with or without the /ie option when installing from CD. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 1, 2009 4:45 AM PST In reply to: Bios Boot Screen -> Just to be clear. Now in win98 safe mode there is no cd-rom functionality so from a dos boot disc with cd-rom support i copied the motherboard cd rom files onto the hard drive and All is well until it gets to the screen that has "Windows is now setting up the following items" and it gets to the 2nd one, which is "Programs on the

Forum Forum Home New Posts FAQ Calendar Forum Actions Mark Forums Read Quick Links Today's Posts View Site Leaders Advanced Search Forum Microsoft Software Windows 95/98/98SE/ME Win 98SE Lock-up during install... Or whatever. i have a seperate partitioned drive for 98 to be installed ontoam i making sense?can anyone help me?thanks Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - Let's break it down. have a peek at these guys Then copying the files from the 98 install CD to the HDD in a folder.

I've also have had the RAM, hard drive, and cd-rom checked. HA!. Installing a new software application with the Anti-Virus program enabled. But sometimes still would, especially after any power save mode such as even screen saver or monitor-off.